Doing Business in the United States
MARCH 21, 2019
In addition, the United States has several permanently inhabited territories, including Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. has 5,054 airports, most of which have paved runways long enough to handle large jets and cargo planes. Cargo transportation in the U.S. has nine container ports, 11 cargo ports and 11 liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals. In 1776, 13 British colonies declared their independence and formed the United States.